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New general named for 8th Theater Sustainment Command

Brig. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons will succeed Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry as commanding general of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command at Fort Shafter, the Army announced today.

Lyons is director for logistics operations, readiness, force integration and strategy at the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff in Washington, D.C.

Terry will assume command of the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, Mich. He took over the 8th Theater Sustainment Command in July 2009.

The 8th is the Army command responsible for logistics sustainment in the Pacific, providing supplies, maintenance, transport, engineer, personnel, and military police support to units from Alaska to Korea, spanning 9,000 miles.

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